Art lovers, listen up. The Art Institute of Chicago has given its website a serious makeover with new features that let you get up close and personal with more than 50,000 artworks by famous (and not so famous) artists.
Banksy's recent auction stunt was meant to totally destroy one of his most famous pieces of work, but a fault with the shredder has left the buyer with something almost certainly worth far more than the $1 million she bid for it.
Two new imaging techniques developed by researchers at the University of Kansas blend science and art in a captivating way. The techniques allow photos to be taken of vertebrate specimens, depicting the intricacies of their anatomy.
Using a respiration sensor placed under the nose and bone conduction headphones near the ears, the device allows a wearer to hear her own breathing through slightly altered auditory feedback. In a pair of pilot studies, this feedback caused…
Ear on Arm is an ongoing endeavor by the artist Stelarc, whose eccentric performances put his squishy body in the indifferent grip of technology. Stelarc sees the modern body as a “chimera of meat, metal, and code,” and uses it both as…
Google's new Arts & Culture Experiments want to turn your phone into an art museum, with some new apps that let you browse paintings by color palette or explore the 20th century with Life magazine's iconic photos.
Researchers are baffled by a chemical reaction that causes paintings to fade, and now they hope some high-tech help will tell them why. Conservationists will use 3D imaging to try and preserve 20th century masterpieces.
Created by Dutch artists Lonneke Gordijn and Ralph Nauta in collaboration with BMW, Franchise Freedom, will use a murmuration algorithm to control hundreds of drones and ensure no two performances are the same.
Meural has unveiled the second generation of the Meural Canvas, which is now available in three new designs crafted from sustainably sourced American hardwood. So if you're looking to bring some culture into your home, start here.
The Kinetic Generative Music Installation consists of 77 individual “players" that use a metal bar, sound activator, dampener, resonator, and mechatronics, which combined electronics and mechanical engineering.
One of the biggest spray-painted mural ever made is being planned for Berlin. But, rather than employ human interns to do the dirty work, the mural will be created by Paint By Drone's artistic quadcopters.